by Lucy Foster                        address: 424 Fifth Ave
7 July 2008                                          New York, NY 10018
                                                          Phone: (212) 391-3344

   Lord & Taylor is considered one of the oldest department store chains in the U.S. with a history that dates way back to 1826. The flagship Lord & Taylor department store on Fifth Avenue, opened in 1914, is 10 floors of merchandise that sells a large collection of designer fashions, cosmetics & fragrances, housewares & gifts, womens plus-size clothing, kids apparel, a wedding department, men’s apparel, footwear, and fine & costume jewelry. The store is not overly crowded and the staff is very helpful. The store runs several sales and a 15% off coupon is usually to be found within the various newspapers or by signing up thru their website where coupons will be emailed to you on a weekly basis. The store offers a personal shopper option that will assist you with your purchases. The upscale department is full of great bargains and frequent shoppers have dubbed the store one of the great shopping secrets to be found in New York City.    
   Lord & Taylor is located between 38th and 39th Streets.